Frightened, Disturbed, Dangerous?

Why working with patients in psychiatric care can be really difficult, and what to do about it

Bo Hejlskov Elvén,

Frightened, Disturbed, Dangerous?: Why working with patients in psychiatric care can be really difficult, and what to do about it
 
 
Patients in psychiatric care can behave in ways that can be alarming for staff, and difficult to respond to. The authors of this practical and imaginative book explain why patients may behave in these ways, and offer a toolkit of ways to respond effectively and kindly. With many everyday examples of how to keep the space positive and safe, and patients calm, this book could transform your working life.


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